Proven, Security and Authentication
The Ambassador Edge Stack makes securing microservices easy with a comprehensive set of security functionality, including automatic TLS, authentication, rate limiting, WAF integration, and fine-grained access control.
* Rate Limiting
* Custom Request Filters
* WAF Integration
* External Filters
Simplified Kubernetes Management with the Ingress Controller
Routing traffic into your Kubernetes cluster requires modern traffic management. The API Gateway contains a modern Kubernetes ingress controller that supports a broad range of protocols including gRPC and gRPC-Web, supports TLS termination, and provides traffic management controls for resource availability.
* Kubernetes Integration
* Protocol Support
* Cross-Origin Resource Sharing
* Automatic HTTPS
Simplified Traffic Management to Ensure High Availability
Microservices may crash, but your application shouldn’t. The API Gateway includes support for automatic retries, timeouts, circuit breakers, and rate limiting to maximize application availability. In addition to keeping your application available, the API Gateway supports progressive releases with fine-grained traffic management controls.
* Load Balancing
* Circuit Breaking
* Progressive Delivery
Support for Popular Service Meshes
Ambassador natively supports service meshes for service discovery, end-to-end TLS, and observability. Ambassador has customers with production integrations on all the most popular meshes. In addition to service mesh support, the API Gateway also supports multi-cluster Kubernetes when used with LinkerD.
Edge Policy Management - Key to Developer Self Service
The API Gateway empowers developers and devops teams with self-service functionality for managing changes to routing. This includes a declarative policy engine, CRD configurations, and an optional UI. In addition to managing the changes, Edge Stack contains observability and distributed tracing integrations.
See all Edge Management Features:
* Declarative Policy Engine
* Edge Policy Console
* Observability Integrations
* Distributed Tracing Integrations
Read about Three Policies of Edge Policy Management